restricted access   Volume 27, Number 2, 2013

Table of Contents

Special Issue: The Fairy Tale in Japan

Guest Editor: Marc Sebastian-Jones

From the Editors

pp. 169-171


Preface to the Special Issue on the Fairy Tale in Japan

pp. 172-178

Lost Property Fairy Tales: Ogawa Yōko and Higami Kumiko’s Transformations of “The Little Mermaid”

pp. 181-193

“A Fool Will Never Be Happy”: Kurahashi Yumiko’s Retelling of “Snow White”

pp. 194-204

Envisioning the Invisible: Sex, Species, and Anomaly in Contemporary Japanese Women’s Fiction

pp. 205-217

Ōba Minako the Raconteur: Refashioning a Yamauba Tale

pp. 218-233

The Princess, the Witch, and the Fireside: Yanagi Miwa’s Uncanny Restaging of Fairy Tales

pp. 234-253

(Re)animating Folklore: Raccoon Dogs, Foxes, and Other Supernatural Japanese Citizens in Takahata Isao’s Heisei tanuki gassen pompoko

pp. 254-275

The Yōkai in the Database: Supernatural Creatures and Folklore in Manga and Anime

pp. 276-289

Terayama Shūji and Bluebeard

pp. 290-300

Texts & Translations

Terayama Shūji’s Red Riding Hood

pp. 303-320

Tawada Yōko’s “The Man with Two Mouths”

pp. 321-329


Ambiguous Bodies: Reading the Grotesque in Japanese Setsuwa Tales by Michelle Osterfield Li (review)

pp. 330-333

Pandemonium and Parade: Japanese Monsters and the Culture of Yōkai by Michael Dylan Foster (review)

pp. 333-335

The Demon at Agi Bridge and Other Japanese Tales ed. by Shirane Haruo (review)

pp. 335-337

Miracles of Book and Body: Buddhist Textual Culture and Medieval Japan by Charlotte Eubanks (review)

pp. 337-339

The Fairy Tale and Anime: Traditional Themes, Images, and Symbols at Play on Screen by Dani Cavallaro (review)

pp. 339-342

Anime and Its Roots in Early Japanese Monster Art by Zilia Papp (review)

pp. 342-344

Shōjo to akuma to fūshagoya (The Girl Without Hands) and Honmono no fianse (The True Bride) Written by Olivier Py and directed by Miyagi Satoshi (review)

pp. 344-346

Critical Exchanges

p. 347


pp. 348-350

Index to Volume 27 (2013)

pp. 351-352